Tag Archives: Carl Sagan


“Science is more than a body of knowledge; it is a way of thinking. I have a foreboding of an America in my children’s or grandchildren’s time – when the United States is a service and information economy; when nearly … Continue reading

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Why We Shouldn’t Sweat the Small Stuff

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BPR Quote of the Day “If we are not able to ask skeptical questions, to interrogate those who tell us that something is true, to be skeptical of those in authority, then we’re up for grabs.” Carl Sagan    

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BPR Quote of the Day: Celibate Clergy

“A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.” Carl Sagan   

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BPR Quote of the Day: Bamboozled

“One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply … Continue reading

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